The Vice (1999–2003)

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The veteran Inspector Chappel heads up the Metropolitan vice squad as he and his team investigate prostitution and pornography in the London sex trade.

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Series cast summary:
Caroline Catz ...
 PC Cheryl Hutchins / ... (28 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 D.I. Joe Robinson / ... (19 episodes, 1999-2003)
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 D.I. Pat Chappel / ... (16 episodes, 1999-2003)
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The veteran Inspector Chappel heads up the Metropolitan vice squad as he and his team investigate prostitution and pornography in the London sex trade.

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Can You See The Truth?/Can You See The Lie? (Tagline used in first and second series ad campaigns.)

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very slow
20 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this is a 30 minute show stretched to 60 using bad editing and holding shots of people thinking for ages....the same problem with 24, i.e. lots of shots of Sutherland walking IN CAR PARKS, going upstairs etc....

lots of tits and ass though as the subject matter is indeed vice in all its manifestations....acting is okay. Writing is okay, but the soundtrack is too schmaltzy for the show... strings and slow piano notes held for a longtime

overall they stretched the budget with tricks that in the end don't work....


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